Atascadero teacher accused of filming girls’ underwear victimized at least 20 kids

A 48-year-old Atascadero Unified School District teacher who allegedly videotaped his female students’ underwear victimized at least 20 children, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Read More …

SLO sex offender arrested for masturbating in public

An unregistered sex offender stalked a woman in a shopping center parking lot on Sunday and masturbated to her while apparently videotaping her on his phone, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Officers arrested the man promptly after learning about the incident Thursday morning. Read More …

Cal Poly professor sexually assaulted student, lawsuit alleges

A Cal Poly instructor who was known by administrators to have a history of sexual misconduct told a female student with whom he was meeting in his office to take off her clothes and run naked through campus halls, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. The teacher also inappropriately touched the student and tried to persuade her to let him hypnotize her, the suit alleges. Read More …

Sheriff recommends molestation charges against Nipomo wrestling coach

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has recommended that SLO County prosecutors file sexual molestation charges against the former girls wrestling coach at Nipomo High School. [Tribune] Justin Magdaleno, a Read More …

California spent thousands on sexual harassment suits against judges

Amid a flurry of sexual harassment cases in the California Legislature, a record request has revealed the state’s court system has been settling sexual harassment complaints against judges and staffers. [LA Times]

Over the last seven years, the state Judicial Council has paid more than $500,000 to settle sexual harassment cases. Read More …